Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ

Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ (39) was born and raised in the Silicon Valley. In 1988 he started working with "R&A Professional Consultants", one of the first computer consultation firms in the valley. After undergraduate work at Santa Clara University he entered the "Society of Jesus", a religious order of the Catholic Church also known as "The Jesuits".

As a Jesuit, Fr. Robert has worked as a teacher, a software developer, a retreat director, a telecom deployment manager, an associate pastor, and the Director of Vocation Promotion for the Jesuit of North America.

In 2001 Fr. Robert started technology-based blogging for "The Tech Stop" which evolved into video views on the "gadget" YouTube channel ( Fr. Robert has been a contributor to CSPAN, FOX-5 (DC), BBC World News, NPR and Al Jazeera on topics of technology, religion and society.

He is a host on This Week in Enterprise Tech, Know How..., Coding 101, and Padre's Corner. He has also reviewed products for Before You Buy, and been a guest on many other TWiT shows.



Before You Buy

Before You Buy

You've got to watch... before you buy! The latest tech put to the test.

Hosted by: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ

Coding 101

Coding 101

An introduction to computer programming in many languages.

Hosted by: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Lou Maresca

Know How...

Get the know how to make technology work for you.

Hosted by: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Bryan Burnett

Padre's Corner

Join Padre each week as he picks up the stories that fall through the cracks.

Hosted by: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ

This Week in Enterprise Tech

Keep up on the latest in cutting edge enterprise tech.

Hosted by: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Curt Franklin